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Work: West Side Story: Symphonic Dances

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ComposerBernstein, Leonard (1918-1990)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Chick Corea, Maxim Lando and Lang Lang © Chris Lee
On 4th October, the Philadelphia Orchestra opened the Carnegie Hall season with an all 20th-century American program featuring George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.
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All Bernstein program opens the BSO season

Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO season opener © Michael Blanchard
The Boston Symphony begins a new chapter revisiting a golden one from its recent past. Hatima tovah!
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Brushed up our Shakespeare in Prom 44

Keith Lockhart © Winslow Townson
The BBC Concert Orchestra and Keith Lockhart offered a snapshot of the Bard's lasting artistic impact with music for composed for stage and screen, from this side of the Atlantic and beyond the pond.
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Starry night for star-cross'd lovers in Birmingham

Lahav Shani © Marco Borggreve
Considering tonight's performance celebrated interpretations of a single Shakespeare play, it presented remarkably varied music. 
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Catalonia celebrates Romeo and Juliet

Josep Pons © Igor Cortadellas
At a time of love and literature in fairest Barcelona, the scene was laid at the Liceu for interpretations by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Berlioz and Bernstein of Shakespeare's timeless tale.
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